Art And Collections Care Consultant
IIC And ICON Member
Since moving to the UK in 2004, Xuhua Zhan has been working for the art heritage industry.
She has developed specialist skills and knowledge in collection care and arts conservation, gaining working experience at such institutions as the Tate Gallery, ICON, IIC, the British Postal Museum & Archive, V&A, and Guangzhou Museum of Arts. Alongside this Xuhua has worked in a number of arts environments that have offered her valuable skills in curation, project management, developing education programs, art management and communication.
Xuhua has lectured in China and is coordinating an International cultural communication project, the CHINDEU project for the European Commission, and ICON. Xuhua Zhan received a Masters degree and a Postgraduate Diploma in Art Conservation from the University of the Arts London and a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts from the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts in China.
A Study in Some Ancient Asian Ink has been published in No.30 Nov 2007, IDP News
Talk: Conservation for rare books, maps and printing blocks from China (Case studies: British Library and National Library, China)
Conservation of Chinese Graphical Collections, 13th Apr 2010